Tartan Ware Sewing Needle Book, 'Prince Charlie'
A lovely tartan ware item that would be used for sewing needles. The needle case in the the form of a book, and has the 'Prince Charlie' Clan pattern a long with the small gold letters at the top of the needle book. Measurements: 2 1/8 inches long, 1 1/2 inches wide.
The Prince Charlie pattern is on the front and back of the book with a slightly worn purple velvet binding. There is also a purple silk covering inside the book like needle case. All is in good order with the tartan cover and back, the silk on the inside does show wear as this piece was used.
A very small and charming Tartanware item from the English Victorian era that could be used or added to a collection.
English Antiques & American Primitives